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20th of September 2017

$1,000 Scholarship to St.Sylvester School

Win a $1,000 scholarship to St. Sylvester School! Enter the raffle at St. Sylvester Fest on October 7, 2017. The Winner will be announced the following week and will receive a $1,000 scholarship. To enter you must attend St. Sylvester Fest and MUST BE A NEW FAMILY. Tours to the school will also be offered […]


24th of July 2017

The newly expanded Erie Teen Center can now serve an additional 2,000 patients

Erie Family Health Centers celebrated the grand opening of their newly renovated and expanded Erie Teen Center at 2418 W. Division St, offering comprehensive services to city teens (12-24). It is the only stand-alone, full-service facility in Chicago providing services to teens of low-income communities who are exposed to violence and other problems. The center, […]


5th of July 2017

Interactive Caregiver Planner

Parents know the struggle of keeping their child’s activities and information organized. Often, it even seems like our kids’ schedules are just as much complex as our own. For families with children with special needs, this complexity can seem elevated. Although this rings truth, there has been a new tool for parents and caregivers. This […]


27th of June 2017

El Rescate now taking referrals for Youth Emergency Shelter

El Rescate Basic Center is excited to announce that we are now taking referrals for our Youth Emergency Shelter! Our new Youth Emergency Shelter, which will provide temporary refuge for youth ages 14 through 17. The shelter is a 3-bed apartment, where the youth are able to stay up to 21 days. The focus of […]


26th of June 2017

CPS serving free lunches during summer 2017

Chicago Public Schools will be serving free lunches for kids during summer break. Starting Monday, June 26, children 18 and under can stop by 96 locations across the city for a meal as part of the CPS LunchStop summer meal program. Locations will be open Mondays through Fridays between 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. until […]


21st of June 2017

Registration Open for Girls in the Game Summer Camp

Chicago Nonprofit Offers Summer Camp to Keep Girls Safe & Active Girls in the Game Launches 22nd Annual Summer Camp For the 22nd consecutive summer, Girls in the Game will be hosting their Sports & Leadership Summer Camp to keep girls active and safe this summer. Last summer, Chicago saw the most violent August in […]


22nd of May 2017

Bucktown McDonald’s owners give $10,000 to Roberto Clemente Community Academy

On Saturday, May 20th, there was a gathering at the McDonald’s on Western Avenue in Chicago to celebrate the end of week-long fundraising events with Roberto Clemente Community Academy. On Monday, the 15th, the owners of the McDonald’s spoke at Clemente and told their story to the students and the students were able to ask questions. All week, […]


19th of May 2017

Girl-Focused Nonprofits Collaborate to Strengthen Chicago

Five local nonprofits came together to discuss the issues facing girls in Chicago’s communities and how to support them. As part of Chicago Community Trust’s “On the Table” series, the conversation addressed how to strengthen underserved communities to respond to girls’ needs. Local activists who focus on supporting girls included April Lillstrom (Urban Initiatives), Pam […]


21st of April 2017

4 Steps 2 College

JP Paulus, President of Do-Gooder Consulting, will be a guest on the Nonprofit “U” radio blog talk show on Monday, April 24, 2017, from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.   Nonprofit “U” is an online forum where nonprofit stakeholders can discuss the latest developments in the sector and increase their capacity to serve their clients and […]


12th of April 2017

After School Matters Summer Applications Now Open

After School Matters® is now accepting teen applications for its summer 2017 program session. More than 600 programs in the arts, communications, science, sports and technology will be offered at more than 60 Chicago public high schools, as well as Chicago Park District, Chicago Public Library and community organization locations throughout the city, and downtown […]